The “Texas 10″ Fall Workshops

A Full Day of Fun for just $95 (Includes Your 2015 TPPA Dues!)
That’s right! Register for any of the “Texas Ten” workshops for $95 and get your 2015 TPPA Dues for FREE!

Register by September 15, 2014.  CLASS SIZES ARE VERY LIMITED.   Register now!

Domi and Barry HeadshotLubbock – September, 29 (9am – 4pm) Starting their successful photography business 8 years ago, photographers Barry Nelson, Cr. Photog., CPP, ASP and Dominique Harmon, Cr. Photog., CPP, ASP owners of Captivated Images in Lubbock, Texas, focused their business from the very beginning on the lucrative senior market. Having been named one of the top senior photographers in the country by Senior Photographers International, and featured in the April 2014 Professional Photographer Magazine, Captivated Images will inform and entertain your group by sharing details about the quick rise of their business and how it was the senior market that allowed this to happen. Learn the ins and outs of senior photography and marketing. Register now!

ClayBostian4x5Nacogdoches – Monday, September 29,2014 (9:00 am-4:00 pm) Join Clay Bostian, CPP and Kellie Gann, CPP of Creative Photography as they present “Set Yourself Apart.” Learn how to create and sell beautiful custom artwork that your clients will love. Dramatic studio and on-location lighting, classical posing, creativity and a professional sales presentation can make all the difference in the success of a photography KG Headshot_1389 4x5business. These days, with everyone picking up a camera and choosing photography as a career, it’s more important than ever to stand out about the crowd. With the right training and tools you can set yourself apart and set yourself up for success. The day will include hands on studio sessions with models, sales strategies to raise your average, along with credentialing and business basics to help you grow as a professional, and a product design demonstration to teach you how to wow your clients. Register now!

!cid_A18048E8-317D-46F2-8657-0D91F7047BE0Victoria – Monday, Sept. 29 (9am – 4pm) (8) Join Randy Pollard CPP, Cr. Photog and Laura Pollard CPP, Cr. Photog from L-Ann Imaging in Victoria as they will be sharing their method of photographing seniors on location. Using both strobe and natural light, you can create senior portraits that please both the senior and the mom! The class will be highly hands on with model sessions both in the morning and afternoon. Don’t have a “mobile studio”? No problem. Have to photograph in the middle of the day in full sun? No problem! Randy and Laura will walk you through it, boosting your confidence AND your sales!! Class to be held at the L-Ann Imaging Studios, 203 Laurel Ave in Victoria, Texas from 9-4. Register now!

201004026_SteveBomar-134-Edit-2Fort Worth – Saturday, Oct. 4 (9am-5pm) Steve Bomar, CPP, will help you learn how to get more out of your photography as he covers the workings of your camera and why and how to shoot in manual mode with his presentation, “Shift from Auto to Stick Shift in 60th of a Second”. He will also cover composition and lighting techniques that will win you the ribbon. If you want to improve what you are doing behind the camera then this class is for you. Register now!

Fonzie Munoz BWCorpus Christi – Tuesday, Oct. 7 (10am – 4pm) Join Fonzie Munoz on Tuesday, October 7th from 10am to 4pm as he discusses exactly what off camera flash is and how to do it. It doesn’t matter if you are a Canon or Nikon photographer, off camera flash is the same. Lets get together and make some beautiful images. We will be using different lighting modifiers in different lighting situations. We will have outdoor lighting session as well as indoor lighting session. Register now!

10447199_10203934482024006_883027500_nHurst – October 12 (10am – 4 pm) Getting a head start on your Studio with Tom Thompson . Tom shares what you need and what you can do to get your studio going whether you have a large or small space. Ideas about lighting, backgrounds, model rooms, etc. The seminar will include some basic studio lighting setups and how to maximize the equipment you have and how to DIY for equipment you can’t afford. We will explain lighting ratios, metering, softboxes, strip lights, flags, etc. If you’ve already got a studio this will give you some ideas to help maximize your efficiency. If you don’t have a studio this will get you started with ideas about what space you’ll want and even how to make a studio in your home. Register now!

Doug_Box_Retouched_Large_Head_Shot_copyAustin – Oct 18 (10am – 5pm) Join Doug Box and Randy Kerr at Precision Camera and Video in Austin, TX as they present, “The Really, Really Easy Way to Create the Portraits You See in Your Mind” Sponsored by Precision Camera and Nikon Fellowship You see an image in your mind, but can’t capture it just like you want it. This is a fast track program to show you how to quickly choose the right lens and f-stop to create the perfect portrait. You will Randy_Kerr_Head_Shotalso learn how distance and posing to make your subject look their best. Bring your camera, this is a hands on class. No matter what camera you have and what level you are at, you will love the fun and relaxed teaching styles of Doug and Randy. Register now!


Dumas_8675-4Waco – September 27 (9am – 5PM) Basic Photoshop
Waco – September 28 (9am – 5PM) INT. Photoshop
(Sunday has now SOLD OUT!)

Join Judy Dumas, Master Photographer, Craftsman, CPP as she hosts a hands-on Photoshop clinic presenting techniques and solutions for the working professional. It will feature retouching essentials, working through problem areas, learning the vital tools and creative designs to deliver a beautifully finished product. The class is designed for beginners through intermediate Photoshop users using CS4-CS6 and Creative Cloud. Register now!

The Sunday class covers more advanced work and composite basics. Judy will dig deeper into layers and various blending techniques plus a whole lot more. Sign up for either day or sign up to attend both days. – Sunday has SOLD OUT!

TPPA Brad BartonGrand Prairie – Sunday Sept. 28 (11am – 6pm) Sold Out! Join Brad Barton as he presents, “Big Results, Small Budget”. Do you want to break away from the limits of only photographing with the sun is right but don’t want to break the bank? Learn how to add small, inexpensive flashes to your photography to make your images come alive with more color and depth. When you carry your own light, the possibilities are endless. Sunday, September 28 at 11am until 6pm with an hour break for lunch. Bring your camera, flashes if you have them, and an open mind. SOLD OUT!

Jenny Rhea2 copyAustin – Monday, September 29 – (10am – 6pm) SOLD OUT! Jenny Rhea Eisenhauer invites you to see the full picture of how high school sports can create a stir and feed your high school senior and family portrait business! Spend the day with Jenny as she lays out a plan to engage coaches, build your brand, work with vendors and restaurants, and make more $$$! SOLD OUT!